The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 14 8 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Permanent jobs citing Linux 66 73 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.91% 17.80% 7.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.13% 50.00% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 46 38
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,075 £52,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Linux
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Operating Systems Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
212 146 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 38.27% 35.61% 43.12%
Number of salaries quoted 140 93 99
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +18.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region.

Linux Salary Trend in Bracknell

Linux
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 75 (48.39%) UNIX
2 67 (43.23%) Windows
3 45 (29.03%) Firewall
3 45 (29.03%) VMware
4 43 (27.74%) Oracle
5 42 (27.10%) Degree
6 41 (26.45%) SQL
7 34 (21.94%) WAN
8 33 (21.29%) TCP/IP
9 32 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (20.00%) VMware ESX
11 29 (18.71%) Computer Science
11 29 (18.71%) Active Directory
11 29 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (18.06%) LAN
13 25 (16.13%) Cisco
13 25 (16.13%) C++
14 24 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (14.84%) C
15 23 (14.84%) MS Exchange
16 22 (14.19%) MySQL
16 22 (14.19%) Java
16 22 (14.19%) Oracle Database
17 21 (13.55%) Software Engineering
18 20 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
18 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
19 19 (12.26%) Solaris
20 18 (11.61%) Retail

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (9.68%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.39%) JBoss
5 9 (5.81%) Apache
6 5 (3.23%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.23%) IIS
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.65%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) WordPress
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.65%) Node.js
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.74%) Oracle EBS
1 12 (7.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon SQS
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon ELB
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (7.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 45 (29.03%) Firewall
2 34 (21.94%) WAN
3 33 (21.29%) TCP/IP
4 28 (18.06%) LAN
5 12 (7.74%) HTTP
5 12 (7.74%) SSL
5 12 (7.74%) SAN
6 11 (7.10%) FTP
6 11 (7.10%) OpenVPN
7 10 (6.45%) Kerberos
7 10 (6.45%) LDAP
8 8 (5.16%) Internet
8 8 (5.16%) Network Security
9 7 (4.52%) MPLS
9 7 (4.52%) OSPF
9 7 (4.52%) BGP
9 7 (4.52%) DNS
10 6 (3.87%) WLAN
10 6 (3.87%) Software-Defined Networking
11 4 (2.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.19%) MySQL
1 22 (14.19%) Oracle Database
2 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
3 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
4 15 (9.68%) Oracle Exadata
5 12 (7.74%) Essbase
5 12 (7.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (7.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (7.74%) Oracle Discoverer
5 12 (7.74%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (7.10%) Redis
6 11 (7.10%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (4.52%) OLTP
7 7 (4.52%) Oracle OLAP
7 7 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.52%) OLAP
8 4 (2.58%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.94%) Big Data
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (4.52%) JUnit
1 7 (4.52%) LoadRunner
1 7 (4.52%) SilkPerformer
2 5 (3.23%) WinRunner
2 5 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.29%) GNU Toolchain
4 2 (1.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.65%) Ant
5 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.65%) Hudson
5 1 (0.65%) Introscope
5 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 18 (11.61%) Retail
2 8 (5.16%) Finance
3 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.94%) Legal
5 2 (1.29%) Advertising
5 2 (1.29%) German Language
6 1 (0.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 49 (31.61%) Support Engineer
2 26 (16.77%) Software Engineer
3 20 (12.90%) Technical Support
3 20 (12.90%) Technical Support Engineer
3 20 (12.90%) Technical Engineer
4 18 (11.61%) Architect
5 14 (9.03%) DBA
6 13 (8.39%) Consultant
6 13 (8.39%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) Graduate
7 12 (7.74%) Oracle DBA
8 11 (7.10%) C++ Software Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Linux Support
8 11 (7.10%) C Software Engineer
8 11 (7.10%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (7.10%) Linux Support Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
9 10 (6.45%) Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Technical Architect
10 8 (5.16%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) Web Services
2 13 (8.39%) HTML
3 11 (7.10%) J2EE
3 11 (7.10%) CSS
4 8 (5.16%) jQuery
5 7 (4.52%) JDBC
5 7 (4.52%) Servlets
5 7 (4.52%) J2SE
6 5 (3.23%) XML
6 5 (3.23%) .NET
7 4 (2.58%) JSP
7 4 (2.58%) JPA
7 4 (2.58%) HTML5
7 4 (2.58%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.58%) Spring
8 3 (1.94%) CSS3
9 2 (1.29%) Sencha Touch
9 2 (1.29%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (1.29%) Android SDK
9 2 (1.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.71%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.52%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.52%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.87%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.58%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.94%) EMV
7 3 (1.94%) Smartcard
7 3 (1.94%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.94%) Replication
7 3 (1.94%) IPTV
7 3 (1.94%) Open Source
8 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.65%) Statistics
8 1 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 75 (48.39%) UNIX
2 67 (43.23%) Windows
3 32 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (18.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (12.26%) Solaris
7 12 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (7.10%) Amazon Linux
9 9 (5.81%) Android
10 8 (5.16%) Windows 7
11 7 (4.52%) Windows XP
12 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.94%) Debian
13 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.65%) AIX
15 1 (0.65%) SUSE
15 1 (0.65%) CentOS
15 1 (0.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (13.55%) Software Engineering
2 14 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (8.39%) Validation
3 13 (8.39%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (7.74%) ITIL
4 12 (7.74%) Incident Management
5 11 (7.10%) TOGAF
6 10 (6.45%) Problem Management
7 9 (5.81%) Migration
7 9 (5.81%) Mentoring
8 7 (4.52%) Data Mapping
8 7 (4.52%) Scrum
8 7 (4.52%) OO
8 7 (4.52%) Test Management
8 7 (4.52%) Workflow
8 7 (4.52%) Performance Management
8 7 (4.52%) Network Design
8 7 (4.52%) Software Testing
9 6 (3.87%) OOD
9 6 (3.87%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.45%) SQL
2 25 (16.13%) C++
3 23 (14.84%) C
4 22 (14.19%) Java
5 13 (8.39%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.10%) PL/SQL
7 10 (6.45%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.58%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.58%) Perl
8 4 (2.58%) PHP
9 3 (1.94%) Python
10 2 (1.29%) Ruby
10 2 (1.29%) Korn
11 1 (0.65%) PHP5
11 1 (0.65%) Jython
11 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (27.10%) Degree
2 13 (8.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.52%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.52%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.52%) ISEB
4 5 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.58%) CCNA
6 2 (1.29%) VCP4
7 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) CCDA
7 1 (0.65%) PhD
7 1 (0.65%) CCIE
7 1 (0.65%) CCIP
7 1 (0.65%) RHCE
7 1 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 29 (18.71%) Active Directory
3 24 (15.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (10.32%) Hyper-V
5 12 (7.74%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (7.10%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (6.45%) NFS
8 5 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.94%) KVM
10 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) Nagios
1 11 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (7.10%) logstash
2 7 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (2.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.94%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.65%) SCCM
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) SELinux
Vendors
1 45 (29.03%) VMware
2 43 (27.74%) Oracle
3 25 (16.13%) Cisco
4 16 (10.32%) Microsoft
5 15 (9.68%) HP
6 12 (7.74%) Hyperion
6 12 (7.74%) CheckPoint
7 11 (7.10%) IBM
8 10 (6.45%) Juniper
9 8 (5.16%) Sun
10 6 (3.87%) Citrix
10 6 (3.87%) NetApp
10 6 (3.87%) Nokia
10 6 (3.87%) Blue Coat
10 6 (3.87%) Symantec
10 6 (3.87%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.87%) F5
11 5 (3.23%) Fujitsu
12 4 (2.58%) Dell
13 3 (1.94%) Red Hat
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